Senate Simple Resolution 252
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A resolution unequivocally condemning the recent rise in antisemitic violence and harassment targeting Jewish Americans, and standing in solidarity with those affected by antisemitism, and for other purposes.
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Passed Senate on Jun 14, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 27, 2021
Latest Action
Jun 14, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
252
Congress
117
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
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Senate Votes (1)
Passed
June 14, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
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Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(text: CR 05/27/2021 S3904-3905)
Summary

This resolution condemns the recent rise in anti-Semitic violence and harassment targeting Jewish Americans.

The resolution (1) recommits to combating anti-Semitism in all forms; and (2) calls on elected officials, faith leaders, and civil society leaders to denounce and combat all manifestations of anti-Semitism.

The resolution urges the President to

  • continue the leadership role of the United States in combating anti-Semitism internationally,
  • advance accurate Holocaust education and counter Holocaust denial and distortion,
  • ensure the physical security of Jewish institutions and organizations, and
  • produce an analysis that accounts for the level and scope of the threat that anti-Semitism poses to the people of the United States.

The resolution urges law enforcement agencies to fully participate in the data collection process of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to improve anti-Semitic hate crime data collection.

Text (2)
June 14, 2021
Actions (6)
06/14/2021
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 05/27/2021 S3904-3905)
06/14/2021
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(text: CR 05/27/2021 S3904-3905)
06/14/2021
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4513-4514)
06/14/2021
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S4513-4514)
05/27/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
05/27/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
May 28, 2021 8:57:16 AM
Record Updated
Jun 23, 2021 4:28:35 AM